Serpentino Stained Glass Studio

Restoration and conservation specialists

21 Highland Circle-Needham, Massachusetts 02494

Tel. (781) 449-2074 - Fax. (781) 449-0821

 Professional Associate of the American Institute For Conservationhttp://www.conservation-us.org
 

"You don't just look at the stained glass window. You must essentially meditate before it, you must live into it, pass into it and it must become part of your life"  

            John LaFarge

For nearly half a century, Serpentino has built a reputation for unsurpassed excellence in stained glass restoration.

From a tradition of European craftsmanship handed down from generation to generation, Serpentino has become known in restoration circles as a company you can trust to give your windows the careful treatment that will return them to the condition the artist intended. Serpentino’s skilled craftsmen treat every window as a masterpiece - from complete documentation of each piece of glass, to dismantling, to cleaning, repair and restoration that meets the standards of the Corpus Vitrearum Medi Aevi (CVMA). Serpentino’s principals work closely with clients to give them a knowledgeable and honest appraisal - educating them on the condition, the history, and the techniques that will be used to restore their windows. In the spirit of historic preservation and conservation, Serpentino believes that in most cases, less is more. Serpentino has an in depth knowledge of stained glass, a knowledge of the craft that extends from the great cathedrals of the Middle Ages to the most modern technologies and materials that can be found today. Serpentino has restored many priceless windows by European and American masters. To help you understand the process that Serpentino will apply to your windows, the following pages describe some of the art and science of stained glass window restoration.

Giuseppe Serpentino (forefront) November 1962

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Giuseppe Serpentino

        1915-2008

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